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Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian to finish joint third in Tal memorial

Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian to finish joint third in Tal memorial

Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia won the USD 200000 prize money tournament.

Viswanathan Anand beats Veselin Topalov in Candidates' opener

Viswanathan Anand beats Veselin Topalov in Candidates' opener

With the two of the three games ending in draws, Anand is likely to emerge as the sole winner on day one of the biggest event of the year.

Viswanathan Anand keeps lead in Zurich challenge

Viswanathan Anand keeps lead in Zurich challenge

Anand took his tally to six points overall and will have white pieces against Kramnik in final round of the Rapid section.

Viswanathan Anand dumps Levon Aronian in Zurich Challenge opener

Viswanathan Anand dumps Levon Aronian in Zurich Challenge opener

The other two games of the first round ended in draws.

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian

  • This is his second draw in as many games, and has one point out of a possible two.
  • He has four white games remaining out of the last seven rounds.
  • He will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the third round.

Viswanathan Anand draws with Magnus Carlsen; finishes ninth in Sinquefield Cup

Viswanathan Anand draws with Magnus Carlsen; finishes ninth in Sinquefield Cup

Viswanathan Anand ended his stint with a draw against World Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and finished at ninth position in the Sinquefield Cup here.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian; remains joint eighth

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws with Levon Aronian; remains joint eighth

 Former world champion Viswanathan Anand did not have a change in fortunes as he played out his sixth draw in a row, signing peace with tournament leader Levon Aronian of Armenia in the eighth and penultimate round of the Sinquefield Cup chess meet.

Viswanathan Anand draws again; held by Wesley So of USA

Viswanathan Anand draws again; held by Wesley So of USA

Viswanathan Anand's hunt for an elusive victory continued as the five times world champion failed to break the solid defences of Wesley So of the USA in the seventh round of Sinquefield Cup, a part of the Grand Chess tour, here.

Norway chess tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Aronian to remain in joint second spot

Norway chess tournament: Viswanathan Anand draws with Aronian to remain in joint second spot

Former world champion Viswanathan Anand played out yet another easy draw against Levon Aronian of Armenia to remain in joint second position after the end of the seventh round of Norway chess tournament, part of the Grand Chess tour, here.

Viswanathan Anand tops Zurich Classical

Viswanathan Anand tops Zurich Classical

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an easy draw with Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the fifth and final round to win the Classical section of Zurich Chess Classic here.

Viswanathan Anand plays out tense draw against Fabiano Caruana

Viswanathan Anand plays out tense draw against Fabiano Caruana

Viswanathan Anand played out a tense draw with Fabiano Caruana of Italy and slipped to second spot after the end of the third round of the Zurich Chess Challenge here. After a brilliant victory against Armenian Levon Aronian in the previous round, it was a tipsy-turvy battle against Caruana for Anand that was finally drawn.

Viswanathan Anand beats David Baramidze in Grenke Chess

Viswanathan Anand beats David Baramidze in Grenke Chess

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand got some consolation after scoring a regulation victory over David Baramidze of Germany in the sixth and penultimate round of Grenke Chess Classic, here.

Magnus Carlsen is tenacious in his play: Viswanathan Anand

Magnus Carlsen is tenacious in his play: Viswanathan Anand

With favourable results under his belt this year, five-time World Champion Vishwanathan Anand is approaching the forthcoming World Chess Championship at Sochi with a quiet confidence and a positive frame of mind but termed his opponent Magnus Carlsen as "tenacious".

Chess Olympiad: Indian men hold Armenia, eves win 3-1 vs Indonesia

Indian men`s team put up a splendid show holding defending champions Armenia to a draw on all boards in the eighth round of the ongoing 41st Chess Olympiad to remain seventh in the leader board.

Anand to meet Karjakin in the penultimate round

As he approaches the big game against Russia`s Sergey Karjakin, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand would aim to carry forward his good from into the crucial 13th and penultimate round of the Candidates Chess tournament, here on Saturday

Viswanathan Anand maintains lead after drawing with Mamedyarov

Former World champion Viswanathan Anand remained on course for a rematch with Magnus Carlsen of Norway after securing an easy draw against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan in the 10th round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.

Candidates Chess: Viswanathan Anand defeats Veselin Topalov to regain sole lead

India`s Viswanathan Anand regained the sole lead with a sparkling victory over former challenger Veselin Topalov from Bulgaria in the ninth round of Candidates Chess tournament, on Sunday.

Anand draws with Aronian in Candidates chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Saturday gave jitters to his fans before signing an early draw with top seed Levon Aronian of Armenia in the eighth round of Candidates chess tournament here.

Viswanathan Anand enters crucial stage in Candidates Tournament

Placed comfortably on top of the table with a half point lead, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will enter the crucial phase of the Candidates chess tournament, taking on Peter Svidler after the second rest day here.

Anand draws with Topalov in Candidates Chess tournament

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand today played out an easy draw with black against former world champion Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the second round of the Candidates Chess tournament here.